Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp., one of the largest providers of outsourcing services, plans to hire about 10,000 U.S. workers, potentially soothing concerns that the industry is harming the domestic job market.
Big Oil has squared off against Big Agriculture in the dispute over the federal mandate to mix corn- based ethanol into the nation’s fuel supply. Both sides are powerful and self-interested, but Big Oil has the edge in this case for being right.
Qatar hired local and international consultants, including experts from Texas A&M University, to draft food-supply contingency plans in the event of a crisis, such as a disruption to regional trade routes.
Texas A&M University signed an agreement with Israel to plan a campus for the state-supported school in the Mideast nation, guided by Governor Rick Perry, who said he wants it to help bring peace to the region.